| Feb 25, 2007
When you think of Ken Davitian, you probably think of him naked, obese and pendulous, nearly suffocating the tall but waifish Sacha Baron Cohen in their famous naked hotel room fight in the hit movie "Borat."
But there is so much more to Davitian, the...
| Nov 30, 2008
We asked a variety of tastemakers to tell us about their versions of 'The One,' the go-to gift they'll turn to this season.
Jenni Kayne, fashion designer
L'Artisan Parfumeur amber balls, $75 for the small size, luckyscent.com.
"They are earthy and...
| Nov 19, 2006
Aftermath I: Forget Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Daniel Craig, Leonardo DiCaprio and even Borat. Winner of the hottest male presence this year in a film is none other than former Vice President Al Gore
In "An Inconvenient Truth," his documentary on global...
| May 4, 2007
THE tale of a superhero, a '70s drug dealer, or a plot to destroy the world it's not.
Alice Munro's "The Bear Came Over the Mountain," which isn't really about a bear and does not feature a mountain, is the story of an elderly couple — a once-...
| Jan 5, 2007
At the start of this awards season, Harvey Weinstein was thrilled by the potential for "Bobby," a celeb-studded film about what happened the day Robert F. Kennedy was shot.
Then "Bobby" opened to decidedly mixed reviews and underwhelming box office,...
| May 30, 2007
Sure looks as if HBO again will dominate the TV movie categories (it's won 12 times in 15 years), with four strong entries:
"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of the bestseller about the defeat of the Sioux after their victory at Custer's...
| Jun 6, 2007
Unlike in the series categories, the Emmys don't force voters to view DVDs in the movie and miniseries categories. Nominees are chosen by a popular vote of industry actors, which favors name recognition. It's the same process used in the Academy...
| Jul 27, 2007
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Written primarily by a bunch of very smart Harvard guys, "The Simpsons" is an obsessive's utopia. Almost every character, street name and store sign is a joke or reference to something else.
If, however, you are not the type to jump on "Simpsons" message...
| Oct 17, 2007
There haven't been that many nights in rock 'n' roll when you could say after a performance that music will probably never be the same again, but two marvelous new DVDs let us revisit two such evenings.
"The Other Side of the Mirror: Bob Dylan Live at...
| Nov 15, 2006
"Dylan Speaks," a DVD from Eagle Media, lets us revisit a revealing moment in the career of the revolutionary young poet named Bob Dylan — a scene that underscored how difficult it was for the mainstream media to make sense of the most important...
| Dec 12, 2008
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